An ex-sweetheart or lover: saw my old flame at the reunion
"I met an old flame of mine there, sir," he added, with a laugh.
Do you know what has become of your old flame Diana Arlington?
When Jimmie Trescott was told that his old flame was again to appear, he remained calm.
Perhaps it was an old flame he was in mourning for from the days beyond recall.
My husband has just had an interview with an old flame, and now he comes and tells me he thinks he never loved me.
"Some old flame," volunteered Mr. Plant a little spitefully.
Really, I almost feel as if I were interrupting a tete-a-tete between yourself and some old flame.
Yes; a miserable, contemptible wretch, I suppose, but an old flame of hers.
He has quarrelled with an old flame (I, xvi), whom he had affronted by some libellous verses.
You'll ride to the party with your old flame, in a carriage.